BA East Asian Studies with Foundation Year

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Foundation Year

The foundation year of the programme provides students with non-standard entry qualifications a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study in the School of East Asian Studies. It is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.

This foundation year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners, helping them to unlock their potential to succeed through offering accessible foundation courses that can lead to full and part-time degree level study. You'll be learning alongside other students who are studying for a number of different degrees, typically in small classes, supporting one another to develop and succeed.

This foundation year also includes a range of opportunities to become involved in the life of the School of East Asian Studies.

Progression to the School of East Asian Studies

Students will progress to the School of East Asian Studies after completing their foundation year, subject to meeting progression thresholds which differ across courses and departments. These will be discussed with applicants at interview. These thresholds can also be found by searching for the relevant degree course within the University's Programme Regulations Finder and viewing information relating to 'Year 0'.

For more information please visit the BA East Asian Studies web-page.

Attendance and length of programme

Foundation Year: 1 year full-time within the Department for Lifelong Learning

Levels 1-3: 3 years full-time within the School of East Asian Studies

Learning and Teaching methods

During the course a number of teaching methods may be used, including:

•Lectures and seminars
•Problem solving classes
•Field studies
•Independent study
•Skills and subject-based tutorials
•Group work
•On-line activities.
•Revision workshops
•Laboratory sessions

Programme details

The links below will take you to more detailed information:

About the programme structure

About the higher levels of study of this degree programme

About the School of East Asian Studies

UCAS code: T301

To apply for this course

As this is a full-time course you will need to apply for admission through UCAS, using the course code: T301

Before you apply please carefully read:
Eligibility requirements and application advice
Preparing to study at DLL